Celebrity·Posted on Aug 14, 202213 Awkward Or Controversial Celebrity Moments From This WeekTea-rrific week.by Ryan SchocketBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink If you're like me, you consume a lot of celeb news that involves celebs being awkward, controversial, or both. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Fox Well, welcome to a new BuzzFeed series, where I brief you on all the times celebs did just that each week. Let's get into it: 1. When shown a picture of Lizzo on Watch What Happens Live, Kathy Hilton identified her as "Precious": denver sean. @dnvrsn OH MY GOD. 02:30 AM - 11 Aug 2022 Reply Retweet Favorite Bravo / Via @dnvrsn Kathy faced backlash after she misidentified Lizzo as "Precious," a fictional protagonist from the movie Precious, based on the novel Push by Sapphire. Full story here. 2. Justin Sylvester pushed Jenna Bush Hager in a now-viral moment. chris evans @notcapnamerica He said back TF up 💀 08:41 PM - 11 Aug 2022 Reply Retweet Favorite NBC / Via @notcapnamerica After it lit off a debate about personal space and boundaries, Justin addressed the viral moment on Instagram. "A lot of people thought she was invading my space," Justin said. "That's actually not the truth. We were both flirting — well, I was flirting — with the chef because he was cute. I was pushing her out of the way so I could have a 1-on-1 moment with the chef. People took it the wrong way." Full story here. 3. In this podcast Pod Meets World, Will Friedle, who played Eric Matthews on Boy Meets World, called out the awkward kissing scenes they had to do for the show. View this photo on Instagram @daniellefishel / Via instagram.com Will talked about how producers would have him doing "tongue" kissing scenes, which he found uncomfortable. “The script said, ‘and they kiss…a good kiss.' And I said to [Kerri], ‘What does that mean?’ And without missing a beat, she said, ‘Tongue.’ I will never forget that," Will said. He also added how awkward it was to always have to kiss new girls because of his character's storyline. "When I was about 18 and it was a girl a week — Rider, we both went through this, where it’s like: ‘That’s your partner, and you’re going to kiss!’ I started asking, ‘How would you like to do this?’ because it’s creepy." Full story here. 4. Julia Fox wore one of her "riskiest looks yet" in LA this week: Rachpoot / GC Images The look was a latex dress, all held together by some metal rings. Iconic if you ask me. Full story here. 5. Mindy Kaling — who has kept the identity of her children's father private — addressed the rumor that her The Office costar B.J. Novak is the father: Steve Granitz / FilmMagic When asked about the rumors and speculations, she told Marie Claire, "It doesn't bother me. He’s the godparent to both my kids — and they have such a great relationship — and so far [the speculation hasn’t] affected my happiness at all, it hasn’t affected my kids or B.J. If that’s what is going to be titillating to people, I’ll take it." Full story here. 6. Sofia Carson's newest film Purple Hearts — which has been the No. 1 movie on Netflix this week — received heavy backlash online for being military propaganda and for being racist and anti-Arab. View this video on YouTube Netflix / Via youtube.com Purple Hearts tells the story of a diabetic woman who marries a Marine to get his health benefits. It's also been called racist and anti-Arab. One person wrote, "Purple Hearts is US military propaganda that uses the invasion and deaths of 1.2 million Iraqis as a rom-com." Full story here. 7. Sofia then responded to the backlash in an interview with Variety. Netflix "Why I fell in love with the movie is that it’s a love story, but it’s so much more than that. It’s two hearts, one red, one blue, two worlds apart, who are really raised to hate each other. Through the power of love, they learn to lead with empathy and compassion and love each other and turn into this beautiful shade of purple." Full story here. 8. When asked, "But how do you feel about the diversity on Friends?" Lisa Kudrow controversially said that the writers of friends had "no business" writing about POC: Cbs Photo Archive / CBS via Getty Images "I feel like it was a show created by two people who went to Brandeis and wrote about their lives after college," she told the Daily Beast. "And for shows especially, when it’s going to be a comedy that’s character-driven, you write what you know. They have no business writing stories about the experiences of being a person of color. I think at that time, the big problem that I was seeing was, ‘Where’s the apprenticeship?’" Full story here. 9. The controversial trailer for House of Hammer dropped: View this video on YouTube Discover+ The Discovery+ documentary House of Hammer will detail the allegations surrounding actor Armie Hammer and appear to feature Armie's alleged voice recordings he sent various women. Full story here. 10. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson said he wanted to be Megan Thee Stallion's pet: Timbo 😎 @TimboFionna not Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson saying he'll be Meg Thee Stallion dog when they asked him who celebrity dog he'll be . LMFAOOOOO I FEEL YOU MY BOY . 03:06 PM - 07 Aug 2022 Reply Retweet Favorite EXTRA / Via @TimboFionna When promoting their upcoming film DC League of Super-Pets, Dwayne and Kevin were asked who they'd want to be a pet to. Dwayne said, "Megan Thee Stallion." When pressed further, he said, "We don't have to talk about that, OK?" AWKWARD, LOL. 11. Jay Cutler responded to Kristin Cavallari calling their marriage "toxic" on Call Her Daddy recently. Sofia Franklyn / Via youtube.com "If she wants to say stuff, she can say stuff. I’m not going to go down that road about her. I mean, she’s still the mother of my kids," he said during an interview on the Sofia with an F podcast. "Also...it’s been two-and-a-half years. Why are we having these conversations? It's comical." Full story here. 12. The Game dissed Eminem in a new track called "The Black Slim Shady": View this video on YouTube Universal Music Group / Via youtube.com In the song, The Game raps, "Twenty-three years, still ain't penetratin' the culture / You are not top five, in mine, B.I.G or 'Pac eyes / No André, no Nas, stop tellin' white lies." Full story here. 13. And lastly, Eminem's daughter Hailie Jade defended him after The Game's diss: Hailie Jade @haijade1 my dad is so legendary that people have to diss him in their songs just to attract audience because they know they would flunk without the attention. 10:28 PM - 12 Aug 2022 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @haijade1 "My dad is so legendary that people have to diss him in their songs just to attract audience because they know they would flunk without the attention," she said. Full story here. Well, there you have it! Let me know allll your thoughts on these moments in the comments below!